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Apr 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today voiced his opposition during House floor debate to H.R. 2666, the deceptively named “No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act.”
Apr 15, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) temporary reinsurance program.
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Apr 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at an Energy and Power Subcommittee Hearing on H.R. 4775, the deceptively named “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016.”
Apr 14, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today gave the following opening statement at a Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee Hearing on automobile safety and oversight of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Apr 13, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today delivered the following opening statement at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee Hearing on seven communications bills, including Pallone’s Securing Access to Networks in Disasters (SANDy) Act.
Apr 13, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today delivered the following opening statement at a joint hearing of the Subcommittees on Environment & the Economy and Health on the “Flint Water Crisis: Impacts and Lessons Learned.”
Apr 11, 2016 Press Release
Report Finds Some Public Files Did Not Include Required Information
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Committee Member Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) stressed the need for Congress to pass Luján’s Fair and Clear Campaign Transparency Act after a non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) report finds that some television stations are not including required information on public filings.
Apr 6, 2016 Press Release
Momentum Continues to Build as Today's Senate HELP Committee Votes to Bring Final Tally to 18 Bipartisan Bills Cleared Since February
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Health Subcommittee Chairman Joseph Pitts (R-PA), full committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Gene Green (D-TX) today applauded the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) passing five more bipartisan bills as part of its medical innovation package that is similar to the House passed H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.
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Apr 4, 2016 Press Release
Commends Five Cities for Banning Chewing Tobacco at Local Ballparks
As the 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) season begins, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today demanded that chewing tobacco finally be banned from Major League Baseball. In separate letters to MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred, Jr. and MLB Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark, Pallone said that MLB should ban the use of smokeless tobacco in all parts of the ballparks, including on the field and in the dugout.
Apr 1, 2016 Press Release
Members of Congress Argue That Under Clean Air Act, EPA Has Authority to Take Action to Protect Nation’s Air From Dangerous Carbon Pollution That Threatens Public Health
44 Current & Former Senators & 164 Current & Former House Members from 38 States Filed An Amicus Brief To Support President Obama’s Clean Power Plan in Case Currently Before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, & Defend EPA’s Authority To Protect Public Health and the Environment by Regulating New Pollutants In Keeping With The Intention Of The Clean Air Act Of 1970

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